- Written by Fernan J. Angeles
- Saturday, 21 July 2012
The same worn-out bashing of his perceived political enemies with the usual suspects like former First Gentleman Mike Arroyo and his anomalous chopper deal, former President Gloria Arroyo and her involvement in the misuse of the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) intel funds, former Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) Chairman Efraim Genuino’s P1-billion coffee deal and the ouster of Chief Justice Renato Corona will be the highlight of the state of the nation address (Sona) President Aquino will deliver on Monday, Malacañang insiders privy to the drafting of Aquino’s speech said.
“No theatrics” was how top Malacañang officials described Aquino’s 3rd Sona but it will revolve on issues which he had delved into in his first two bicameral session speeches focusing on the administration’s economic programs and anti-corruption efforts.
Aquino’s appointments office, meanwhile, had to cancel or re-schedule the Chief Executive’s meetings and engagements for yesterday with the Malacañang media bureau office claiming that the President wanted to devote the entire day in preparation for his third State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune